William Hills

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service21.9.1759CSORN
Last Known Service14.12.1778CSORN
Date of Death23.12.1777 - Off Guernsey, The Channel Islands BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
21.9.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/107CSORN
6.12.176321.2.1764Achilles (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/19/553ref:559
6.176931.3.1772Mecklenburgh (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1777 Wells (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.177723.12.1777Sprightly (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
14.12.1778 His widow was awarded a pension of £25 pa.ref:1002


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:1002Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 17 Document
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site

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